Cycling Weekly sets out to answer questions surrounding trends - new and old - in the world of cycling.
Our writers pose the question and set out the background information on the chosen theme and then with the help of experts - one for and one against - aim to help readers and riders better understand each topic.
From the advantages of different tyres widths to the pros and cons of certain clothing choices, the articles below shed light on some of the things you might hear your clubmates talking about at the weekend.
Tech Question: We're used to racers on narrow bars - but are they more comfortable, too?
We ask the experts what to look for in determining the optimal handlebar width
Tech Question: Where do things now stand on press-fit bottom brackets? Good or bad?
Few innovations have garnered as much animosity as press-fit bottom brackets - but the tech now has some strong proponents
By Stefan Abram Published
Tech Question: Is a proper clean the only disc brake upgrade you need?
Bike mechanic and owner of Surrey Hills Cycleworks, Dave Farmer, shares his tips on how to improve braking performance
By Stefan Abram Published
Are airless bike tires the answer for reliable commuting?
With no risk of punctures to stop you, will airless bike tires make your cycling commute more dependable?
By Paul Norman Published
Is the 'standard' 53/39 tooth chainset dead?
How many bikes do you see with a 53/39 chainset these days?
By Paul Norman Last updated
Is 'women's specific geometry' a myth?
Every time one mainstream brand decides to eschew women's specific bike design, another comes out in favour. How can female riders navigate these conflicting opinions to ride away with a bike that fits?
By Michelle Arthurs-Brennan Published
Should you cycle with earphones in?
Listening to music while riding is controversial but the evidence regarding safety cuts both ways and a favourite tune can boost performance
By Cycling Weekly Published
What are hookless rims and do you need them?
With the big wheel brands launching new rims with straight sidewalls, we ask whether hookless technology can benefit your bike riding
By Simon Smythe Published
Should you hire a bike or take your own when you go abroad?
Travelling with a bike is a faff, and with many destinations offering hire options, it’s never been easier to outsource your holiday machine
By Symon Lewis Published
Is a long-tailed aero helmet faster?
We weigh up the pros and cons of long-tailed versus short-tailed time trial helmets when racing against the clock
By Chris Hovenden Published